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Feb 2, 2013 5:30am EST
. >>> in the old days, sports in new york city used to be of the classic variety. but times have changed. this is brooklyn boulders, 20,000 square feet of rock climbing in the heart of the borough. >> it was great that this opened because it was the only place in brooklyn and one of the few places. >> the work is three business partners. going into business with your close friend bs may sound risky, but these guys have figured out,000 make it work. >> this is the promotion we ran. >> they found that a clear division of responsibilities has helped them tackle the challenges of managing a startup and avoiding the dramdrama. >> whenever it gets fiery, we always say, friends first, friends first, friends first. >> they wrote a business plan for it while studied entrepreneur ship at babson college. they went their separate ways but realized the idea. >> we realized we had the abilities so we thought, why not go for it. >> jeremy who works for finance in boston came up with the projections for models and he and the others pitched the idea to their family and they brought on a third friend to r
MSNBC
Feb 9, 2013 5:30am EST
father. our entrepreneurial ventures have had a lot of family connections. for us, it works. but it doesn't for everyone. tensions can run high as feelings get in the way of business. meet two entrepreneurs who have enlisted the help of their parents and together they figured out their own ways to balance the slippery slope of working with family. owning a clothing boutique was always janine harvey's dream. >> this is what i like ultimately want to do with my life. >> in 2011, at the age of 21, she opened alchemy hour boutique in maplewood, new jersey, with help from her parents. but this help wasn't a hand-out, it was a business agreement. >> i really wanted to treat them as investors and not just my parents giving me money. i took that as a loan from my parents. and we set up a plan to kind of pay back along the way. >> her parents, helen and john harvey, saw janine as a smart investment. she had always shown a love for fashion. and after realizing college wasn't a right fit, janine proved she had a natural knack in retail as a manager of a nearby clothing store. >> this is brilliant. b
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